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RRMC offers programs promoting healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise

Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. — RUTLAND — Rutland Regional Medical Center offers a variety of community programs to promote health and wellness. Join for a five part-series designed to help make lifestyle changes to improve health and well-being. The workshops feature the basics of nutrition, exercise and evidence-based lifestyle changes. Attendees will learn how to create an effective weight-loss plan, watch a healthy cooking demonstration and discuss fitness with a fitness trainer.

Sessions I and 2—Nutrition Basics will be held Tuesday, March 8 and Wednesday, March 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registered Dietitian Kathy Clark, and Community Educator, Elizabeth Dulli, MS, RN invites participants to discover a different way to view weight loss, by focusing on health, and creating an effective lifestyle plan. Event attendees will learn the basics of nutrition, proper serving portions, reading labels, and more.

Session 3—Healthy Cooking will be held Tuesday, March 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Stafford Technical Center. Author, educator blogger and chef, Lisa Fennimore will provide a healthy cooking demonstration along with tips to modify recipes for better nutrition.

Session 4—Sleep and Stress will be held Wednesday, March 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sheila Sharrow, LICSW will cover the effects of stress and insomnia.

Session 5—Exercise will be held Thursday, March 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. With a master’s degree in Physical Education and over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, trainer Tammy Landon, owner of The Gymnasium, will provide insight into healthy body movement for weight loss.

Workshops will be at the CVPS/Leahy Conference Center, located at Rutland Regional Medical Center on 160 Allen Street in Rutland unless noted otherwise. Participants should plan on attending all five sessions. Cost for all workshops is $20 and pre-registration is required. Space is limited. To register, call 802-772-2400 or visit

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